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2020 24 Feb 14:00 03 Apr 16:00

Teaching, Learning and Assessment short course

The Education Development Unit (EDU) in the Department of Health Sciences Education (Faculty of Health Sciences) at UCT, invite you to attend a short course on Teaching, Learning and Assessment. The course is offered at no cost to educators responsible for teaching health sciences students at UCT. The course aims to prepare educators of health sciences students to facilitate learning, through developing their knowledge base of educational principles as well as supporting the integration of the concepts learned.
The course consists of two modules. Module 1, with a focus on best...

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Shaneel Nutt
021 650 5426

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Short courses and workshops
2020 04 Mar 13:00 14:00

The Language of Faith in Southern Africa by Dr Hermen Kroesbergen

Department of Religious Studies Seminar: The Language of Faith in Southern Africa
How can we do justice to what people in Africa say concerning the spirit world? On the one hand, we will have to acknowledge that the everyday lives of these people often do not differ much from the lives of those who do not speak of the spirit world (or speak of the spirit world differently). On the other hand, these people emphasize that the spirit world is real and others are missing something if they do not see it. How can we give an account of language concerning the spirit world that does justice...

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Religious Studies Seminar room, Leslie Social Sciences Building, LS5.67

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2020 11 Mar 18:00 20:00

Gilbert and Sullivan by Elizabeth Handley 11 March 2020

This presentation of light-hearted musical entertainment was prepared at the request of the President of the British and Commonwealth Association in Stockholm. W.S Gilbert – librettist – and Sir Arthur Sullivan – composer – were brought together by the visionary producer Richard D’Oyly Carte. He built the Savoy Theatre in which to stage their works in Victorian London in 1881. Together, between 1871 and 1896, they created around fourteen operettas, of which The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore and The Mikado are the best known. These carefree works continue to delight audiences...

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LT3 Kramer Building, Middle Campus, UCT

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Bronwyn geldenhuys
0216502634

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2020 23 Mar 09:00 27 Mar 11:00

Discreet Choice Modelling and Stated Choice Survey Design

This one-week course, run at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, will present a brief but systematic overview of choice modelling and survey design theory and practice. Taught by Professor Stephane Hess from the Choice Modelling Centre (CMC) at the University of Leeds and experts at the University of Cape Town, the course will consist of a mixture of lectures, computer practicals, and detailed case studies from within Africa and beyond. Bringing together expertise from fields as diverse as transport, health, marketing and environmental economics, the course will cover all the...

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New Engineering Building

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Gillian Williams
021 650 7239

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Short courses and workshops
2020 03 Apr 10:00 05 Apr 13:00

6th Drug-Resistant TB Conference

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A three-day course of lectures and discussion for health professionals with international experts
Objectives
• To describe the emergence of MDR/XDR & programmatically incurable TB
• To present current best practices for management, detection & control
• To examine new approaches for detection & treatment
• To examine models of care for people with infectious drug resistant TB
• To provide an update on current research
• To identify knowledge gaps & research needs

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Wolfson Pavillion Lecture Theatre, UCT Medical School

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Conferences
2020 03 Apr 10:00 05 Apr 13:00

Meeting the Challenges of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

Description:
A three-day course of lectures and discussion for health professionals with international experts
Objectives
• To describe the emergence of MDR/XDR & programmatically incurable TB
• To present current best practices for management, detection & control
• To examine new approaches for detection & treatment
• To examine models of care for people with infectious drug resistant TB
• To provide an update on current research
• To identify knowledge gaps & research needs

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Wolfson Pavillion Lecture Theatre, UCT Medical School

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Conferences
2020 07 Apr 12:15

Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) Career Conversations

Listening to the career journeys of others', can help you figure out what works, or not, when entering the world of work!
Students from the EBE Faculty, are invited to enjoy an evening of engaging and networking with speakers from a variety of sectors. Speakers will share with students, their insights, pearls of wisdom and information, on what it takes to thrive and survive in the ever-changing world of work!
Refreshments will be served.
Please visit http://www.careers.uct.ac.za/ for more...

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Snape Building, Teaching Studios 2B and 2C

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Contact 1: Ingrid van der Merwe | 021 650 4401

Contact 2: Azola Ralo | 021 650 5029

Contact 3: Megan Blacker | 021 650 5319

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2020 15 Apr 10:00 13:00

Science Career Conversations

Listening to the career journeys of others', can help you figure out what works, or not, when entering the world of work!
Students from the Science Faculty, are invited to enjoy an evening of engaging and networking with speakers from a variety of sectors. Speakers will share with students, their insights, pearls of wisdom and information, on what it takes to thrive and survive in the ever-changing world of work!
Refreshments will be served.
Please visit http://www.careers.uct.ac.za/ for more...

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RW James Building, Lecture Theatre 3A + John Day Building, Lecture Theatres 1 and 2

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Contact 1: Ingrid van der Merwe | 021 650 4401

Contact 2: Azola Ralo | 021 650 5029

Contact 3: Megan Blacker | 021 650 5319

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2020 04 Aug 09:00 06 Aug 17:00

Leadership Conference 2020

Groote Schuur Hospital under the banner of the Western Cape Provincial Government: Department of Health in conjunction with UCT is hosting the Leadership conference from 4 to 6 August 2020 at Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town. The conference theme is "Inspire, Integrate and Adapt towards sustainable leadership for the future."
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Century City Conference Centre

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Deidre Raubenheimer
021 406 6167

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Conferences
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